Tag Archives for life

Nuggets of Hope 6 – Members of Christ’s Body

Good morning. Welcome to Nuggets of Hope. These brief daily reflections are intended to bring hope and encouragement during the COVID-19 crisis. During these times when self-isolation is being imposed on us to keep us from getting sick, many feel … Continue reading


24. March 2020 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Body of Christ, Covid-19 Nuggets of Hope | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

The river

This summer I have done a lot of cycling on the paths by the Rideau and Ottawa Rivers. I do it for the exercise, but I also do it because being outdoors helps me to pray. I have been without … Continue reading


02. August 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Intimacy with God, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 6 comments

Don’t be satisfied with the appetizers

Amy Winehouse, an enormously talented and deeply troubled singer, was found dead in her apartment yesterday at the age of 27.  Though no official cause of death has been cited, family and friends agree that her early demise was undoubtedly … Continue reading


24. July 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

In memory of Rob Hall

When I wrote in a recent post (Reality Check) that life is short and fragile, I had no idea that within a couple of weeks, Rob Hall’s untimely death would offer a graphic reminder of the truth of those words. … Continue reading


27. February 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Justice, Faith and Relationships, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , , | 6 comments

Reality check

Last week a young Canadian named Jordan Morrison was killed in the aftermath of a bar fight while on vacation with his parents at a resort in the Dominican Republic.  He was 19 years old.  Marion and have four grown … Continue reading


10. February 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 12 comments

What I really want for Christmas

“All I have to look forward to is death.” This bleak assessment came from the lips of a middle-aged woman, quoted by her daughter who was frustrated with her mother’s negative outlook on life.   The daughter’s concern was understandable.  No-one … Continue reading


17. December 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Eschatology, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Making the most of the rest of your life

I was talking with some friends at work today about our plans for the future. The conversation turned to retirement and how we want to use the years that remain to us. We all agreed that since life is short … Continue reading


25. March 2010 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Circle of life?

Recently several of my friends and colleagues have lost loved ones.  My own father and mother died in 2007 and 2008, and my wife’s parents are in their upper 80s and dealing with diminished capacities.  All of this has prompted … Continue reading


04. October 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Apologetics, Basic Principles, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 5 comments

Two redemption stories

A brilliant young aeronautical engineer is the only survivor of a tragic car accident that is caused by his own carelessness.  The accident causes the deaths of seven people, one of whom is his fiancée.   Grief-stricken and full of remorse, … Continue reading


15. April 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 3 comments